Two weeks into early access, Kickstarted survivalbox Fractured Veil patches up and merges servers

While server merges are sometimes necessary and healthy, they're not the best optics when they happen mere weeks after a game's early access release....
Tonguin' done.

New World nerfs bosses, addresses low server pop realms and the future of merges

New World's update in the wee hours of this morning was not a major one, but it still includes some notable bits - the...

New World queues up another round of server merges this week

New World is on the verge of a fresh round of server merges, according to announcements made to players last night. "To improve the...

ArcheAge and ArcheAge Unchained officially merged this morning, sending Unchained into its last sunset

The great failed experiment that was ArcheAge Unchained is officially over. This week, Kakao merged the alternate business model version of the game into...

The 12-server ArcheAge Unchained/ArcheAge merge is still on track for November 30

Back in August, Kakao and XLGAMES announced that it would be merging ArcheAge Unchained into the regular ArcheAge production servers. The move followed Korean...

Kakao is effectively sunsetting ArcheAge Unchained, merging it into two remaining western ArcheAge servers

The age of ArcheAge Unchained is over: Kakao and XLGAMES have apparently decided to merge the Unchained servers back into the regular ArcheAge production...
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Lost Ark details the merging of Europe West region into Europe Central

How many regions of Europe is too many? Lost Ark has decided it has one too many, as it is merging the Europe West...
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New World’s latest server merges are happening tomorrow

When New World announced plans for another round of server merges affecting several servers for players in the Americas and central EU, one of...

Japan drops Microsoft/Activision-Blizzard antitrust probe as lawmakers scrutinize Japanese gaming market

Activision-Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick released a memo to his staff (and everyone else in the entire world) on the ABK Substack (which exists) last...

Tower of Fantasy unveils server merge plans and quality-of-life adjustments arriving in update 2.4

While update 2.4 for Tower of Fantasy is bringing some deep sea content for players, there's more coming to the game in the patch,...
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New World prepares for yet another round of server merges today as population declines

Happy merge day, New World fans! OK, so maybe the thrill has worn off a bit, given how many merge days New World has...

FTC and Microsoft confirm a lack of ‘substantive’ settlement talks as UK regulatory body extends its investigation

There have been a couple of small but no less important steps in the continuing story of Microsoft's buyout of Activision-Blizzard. We begin with...

Microsoft claims the FTC’s antitrust lawsuit violates its fifth amendment rights

The beginning of this month saw Microsoft's big money buyout of Activision-Blizzard hit a US federal government-level snag when the FTC filed an antitrust...

Chimeraland is merging its global servers after just three months, and yes you might lose your house

Chimeraland fans, if you've been thinking that the game's population is shrinking and is in need of a merge, then Level Infinite agrees with...

Lost Ark offers start date and timing for western European and South American server merges

The smooshing together of servers for Lost Ark, which readers will remember was first detailed at the beginning of September, is proceeding on as...

No, Amazon is not trying to buy EA, probably

If your gaming-related social media feeds were full of breathless hot takes and panicked concern over rumors that Amazon was looking to buy up...

New World’s July 22 server merging will see some regions collapse into a single server

The New World is beginning to shrink once again, at least as far as its regional servers are concerned. Amazon Games put out a...

VR MMO Zenith is closing down 40% of its servers, though apparently not for the reason you’re thinking

Cyberpunk virtual reality MMORPG Zenith is shutting down servers, and if you believe studio Ramen VR, it's not because of a drop in players...

Unity unveils plans to merge with app monetization platform ironSource in a $4.4B deal

Unity, the engine that powers a wide number of MMORPGs as well as other games, is hoping to improve its fiscal fortunes through a...

WoW Classic to retire 21 servers while Diablo II improves its lobby

It's common knowledge these days that the population of Burning Crusade Classic has dipped significantly from the initial boom of launch, a fact that...